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“I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. May I be happy and contented whether in the homeland or on the foreign field; whether married or alone, in happiness or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or adversity -- I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. I want it; oh, I want it.”
Oswald Smith
“We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has never heard of the first.”
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“No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.”
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“The supreme task of the Church is the evangelization of the world.”
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“God can accomplish more through one message in the fulness of the Spirit than through hundreds given in the energy of the flesh.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“You must go or send a substitute.”
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“The church that does not evangelize will fossilize.”
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“The mission of the church is missions.”
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“You can’t take it with you, but you can send it on ahead.”
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“The fulness of the Spirit is not a question of our getting more of the Holy Spirit, but rather of the Holy Spirit getting more of us.”
Oswald J. Smith , The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“If God wills the evangelization of the world, and you refuse to support missions, then you are opposed
to the will of God.”
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“Why should anyone hear the Gospel twice, before everyone has heard it once?”
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tags: gospel
“I have seen the vision and for self I cannot live; Life is less than worthless till my all I give.”
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“The three representative men of the Bible, the natural, the carnal, and the spiritual - Which are you? Are you living in Egypt, the world and home of the natural man, or in the wilderness, the abode of the carnal? ... Are you already through the wilderness, and dwelling in Canaan, the land of the spiritual?”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“There can be no prevailing in prayer without travailing in prayer.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Revival We Need
“And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women (Acts 5:14)- So not only was there Holy Ghost boldness and Holy Ghost power and Holy Ghost conviction, but also Holy Ghost conversions.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“And they continued steadfastly (Acts 2:42) - That is to say, they did not backslide. The real reason there are so many backsliders is because there are so many who have never had a forward slide to Jesus Christ.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“Power in Service - The carnal man can never be used in spiritual service. There is so much of the self life about him that God cannot gain control. The Spirit-filled life is necessary for fruitful Christian service.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“Only those who spend much time in HIs presence will ever become like Him.”
Oswald J. Smith, Man God Uses
“The Bible distinguishes between "having" the Holy Spirit, which is true of all believers, and being "filled" with the Holy Spirit, which is true of very few.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Enduement Of Power: Being Filled With The Holy Spirit
“A divided heart can never bring complete satisfaction. The man of mingled interests will seldom make a success of anything. If he would succeed in business he must give the major portion of his time and the best of his thought to his business.... The very same is true of the man who would be used of God, only to a far greater degree. The work alone must claim his whole attention. He has no room for other things.”
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“To be a Christian for ten year and to be no more like Jesus then than at the time of conversion, is a tragedy.”
Oswald J. Smith, Man God Uses
“This, then is to be our vision. Not the duplicating of existing missionary agencies; rather we are to work in places still untouched. “Unoccupied areas,” “where Christ has not been named,” “the regions beyond,” “farther, still farther into the night,” “the neglected fields.” These are our watch- words, this our glorious mission.2.”
Oswald J. Smith, The Challenge of Missions
“It is even possible to be a martyr for the Faith and yet not love Jesus Christ.”
Oswald J. Smith, Man God Uses
“Oh, my friends, we are loaded down with countless church activities, while the real work of the church, that of evangelizing the world and winning the lost, is almost entirely neglected!”-Oswald J. Smith”
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